Sold-Out SpotLight Showcase at the Orpheum Theatre Features Thousands of Minnesota's Finest Young Talent Performing and Receiving Awards
Monday, June 11, 2012
WHEN: 7 p.m. TONIGHT, Monday, June 11, 2012
WHAT: The SpotLight Showcase combines performances and awards to celebrate the finest musical theatre students of the year from a record 56 Minnesota high schools as part of Hennepin Theatre Trust’s 2011/12 SpotLight Musical Theatre Program.
WHERE: Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Orpheum Theatre
910 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 55403
• Nearly 1,000 of Minnesota’s best young actors take the Orpheum Theatre stage to dance and sing in medleys from musicals including The Book of Mormon, Legally Blonde, Beauty and the Beast and Hairspray
• Broadway vocalist/actress and SpotLight spokesperson Linda Eder performs “Something to Believe In” with the Top 24 Triple Threat Award student finalists
• Almost 600 musical theatre students will receive awards in front of a sold-out house of 2,600 people
• Celebrity presenters include: WCCO TV Anchors Frank Vascellaro and Amelia Santaniello, Trust Donor and Board Member Wendy Dayton, Minneapolis City Council Member Lisa Goodman and Walker Art Center Director Olga Viso
Press Contact/RSVP: Sarah Johnson at 612.455.9527 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advance notice requested for best access and camera placement.